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How To Argue With An Idiot

One of my dearest friends in the world is an idiot. She’s kind and loyal and sincere and patient, but she also has one of those minds where as soon as she’s made up her mind about something it’s impossible to change it. A vague intuition will become a belief, and a belief will harden…continue reading on Medium…
"The greatest enemy of knowledge isn’t ignorance, it’s the illusion of knowledge."

How To Work When Nothing Is Working

It’s only fair to warn you that I wrote this while I was depressed. This isn’t a cry for help or the literary equivalent of a “what’s your excuse?” post on Instagram. Admitting this isn’t my way of saying than I’m better than you if you’re depressed and haven’t managed to write a mediocre Medium…continue reading on Medium…

You’re Probably Not Racist.

You might not have noticed, but over the last few years, there’s been a quiet war raging against the English language. As far as I’ve been able to work out, the enemy is any word that has a clear, unambiguous meaning. Notable casualties of this war currently include the word “Literally”, which can now officially be…continue reading on Medium…

The Benefits Of Succeeding Slowly

If you’re trying to succeed at almost anything in the digital age there’s one thing you’ll be painfully aware of: it’s possible to succeed faster. You’ll have seen more articles and videos than you can count about somebody who was able to achieve what you’re trying to achieve in a weekend. Your newsfeeds will mysteriously…continue reading on Medium…

How To Think More Clearly

If you didn’t already know that there was a blind spot in your visual field it would be hard to convince you it was there. Even after being shown how to find it, it’s still difficult to believe that anything is missing. Our brains fill in the blanks so seamlessly that we don’t notice the…continue reading on Medium…